The Resource Devil Is in the Details : Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity

Devil Is in the Details : Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity

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Devil Is in the Details : Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity
Title
Devil Is in the Details
Title remainder
Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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VanSickle-Ward, Rachel
Dewey number
328.73/077
LC call number
KF4945 -- .V36 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Legislation -- United States
  • Legislative bodies -- United States -- States
  • Public policy (Law) -- United States
Label
Devil Is in the Details : Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3408832
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- The Devil is in the Details: Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction: The Political Story of Policy Precision -- Fragmentation and Ambiguity -- The Language of Law -- Social Policy in the States -- Overview of the Book -- Chapter 2: The Puzzle of Statute Specificity -- Fragmentation and Ambiguity in the Judicial Context -- Fragmentation and Ambiguity in the Bureaucratic Context -- Bureaucracy Research in the States -- A Conditional Theory of Statute Specificity -- Salience in the Conditional Model -- Assessing Specificity and Salience -- Sources of Fragmentation -- Party Control and Polarization -- Interest Group Density and Diversity -- Gubernatorial Powers -- Speaker's Power -- Capacity Variables: Legislative and Bureaucratic Professionalization and Term Limits -- Summary of Hypotheses -- Chapter 3: Perspectives of Policy-Making Elites -- Methodology -- Overcoming Fragmentation: Compromise through Ambiguity -- The Role of Committees -- Interest Groups and Stakeholders -- Partisan Conflict -- The Role of the Executive -- Alternatives for Overcoming Fragmentation: Compromise through Specificity -- The Role of Interest Groups Revisited -- Fragmentation and Protecting the Status Quo -- Committee Pressure for More Specificity -- Specificity and Negotiations with the Executive Branch -- Resources and Procedural Factors: Term limits, Turnover, and Time Constraints -- How Salience Shapes Strategy: Articulating the Conditional Model -- Something Old and Something New -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Policy Specificity in a High-Salience Context: Mental Health Parity -- Mental Health Insurance -- Specificity in State Mental Health Parity Statutes -- Political and Institutional Fragmentation -- Findings
  • Chapter 5: Policy Specificity in a Low-Salience Context: Individual Development Accounts -- Individual Development Accounts -- Assessing Specificity in IDA Bills -- Sources of Fragmentation (Independent Variables) -- Findings -- Evidence for the Conditional Model of Fragmentation -- Chapter 6: Fragmentation and Policy Specificity in California Legislation -- The California Policy-Making Environment -- Institutional Conditions -- Political Conditions -- Bill-Specific Variables -- California Social Policy -- Health Policy -- Welfare Policy -- Methodology -- Measurement of the Dependent Variable: Recalibrating Statute Specificity -- Hypotheses -- Findings -- Descriptive Findings -- Multivariate Analyses -- The Conditional Effects of Salience -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Conclusion -- Review of Findings -- Normative Implications -- Directions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Coding Scheme for Mental Health Parity (Chapter 4) -- Directions for Coders -- Combination Scores -- Indices of Specificity -- Appendix B: Coding Scheme for Individual Development Accounts (Chapter 5) -- Directions for Coders -- Combination Scores -- Indices of Specificity -- Appendix C: Coding Scheme for California Bills (Chapter 6) -- Directions for Coders -- Scoring Specificity -- Combination Scores -- Appendix D: California Bills by Code Section -- Scores Standardized 0-1 -- Welfare and institutions -- Business and professions -- Health and safety -- Appendix E: Split Salience Models (Chapter 6) -- Appendix F: Interview Protocol (Chapter 3) -- Appendix G: Bills Considered -- Notes -- Chapter 1. Introduction: The Political Story of Policy Precision -- Chapter 2. The Puzzle of Statute Specificity -- Chapter 3. Perspectives of Policy-Making Elites -- Chapter 4. Policy Specificity in a High-Salience Context: Mental Health Parity
  • Chapter 5. Policy Specificity in a Low-Salience Context: Individual Development Accounts -- Chapter 6. Fragmentation and Policy Specificity in California Legislation -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
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unknown
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1 online resource (243 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781438449241
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3408832
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3408832
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10830494
  • (OCoLC)870646813
Label
Devil Is in the Details : Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3408832
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro -- The Devil is in the Details: Understanding the Causes of Policy Specificity and Ambiguity -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction: The Political Story of Policy Precision -- Fragmentation and Ambiguity -- The Language of Law -- Social Policy in the States -- Overview of the Book -- Chapter 2: The Puzzle of Statute Specificity -- Fragmentation and Ambiguity in the Judicial Context -- Fragmentation and Ambiguity in the Bureaucratic Context -- Bureaucracy Research in the States -- A Conditional Theory of Statute Specificity -- Salience in the Conditional Model -- Assessing Specificity and Salience -- Sources of Fragmentation -- Party Control and Polarization -- Interest Group Density and Diversity -- Gubernatorial Powers -- Speaker's Power -- Capacity Variables: Legislative and Bureaucratic Professionalization and Term Limits -- Summary of Hypotheses -- Chapter 3: Perspectives of Policy-Making Elites -- Methodology -- Overcoming Fragmentation: Compromise through Ambiguity -- The Role of Committees -- Interest Groups and Stakeholders -- Partisan Conflict -- The Role of the Executive -- Alternatives for Overcoming Fragmentation: Compromise through Specificity -- The Role of Interest Groups Revisited -- Fragmentation and Protecting the Status Quo -- Committee Pressure for More Specificity -- Specificity and Negotiations with the Executive Branch -- Resources and Procedural Factors: Term limits, Turnover, and Time Constraints -- How Salience Shapes Strategy: Articulating the Conditional Model -- Something Old and Something New -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4: Policy Specificity in a High-Salience Context: Mental Health Parity -- Mental Health Insurance -- Specificity in State Mental Health Parity Statutes -- Political and Institutional Fragmentation -- Findings
  • Chapter 5: Policy Specificity in a Low-Salience Context: Individual Development Accounts -- Individual Development Accounts -- Assessing Specificity in IDA Bills -- Sources of Fragmentation (Independent Variables) -- Findings -- Evidence for the Conditional Model of Fragmentation -- Chapter 6: Fragmentation and Policy Specificity in California Legislation -- The California Policy-Making Environment -- Institutional Conditions -- Political Conditions -- Bill-Specific Variables -- California Social Policy -- Health Policy -- Welfare Policy -- Methodology -- Measurement of the Dependent Variable: Recalibrating Statute Specificity -- Hypotheses -- Findings -- Descriptive Findings -- Multivariate Analyses -- The Conditional Effects of Salience -- Conclusion -- Chapter 7: Conclusion -- Review of Findings -- Normative Implications -- Directions for Future Research -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Coding Scheme for Mental Health Parity (Chapter 4) -- Directions for Coders -- Combination Scores -- Indices of Specificity -- Appendix B: Coding Scheme for Individual Development Accounts (Chapter 5) -- Directions for Coders -- Combination Scores -- Indices of Specificity -- Appendix C: Coding Scheme for California Bills (Chapter 6) -- Directions for Coders -- Scoring Specificity -- Combination Scores -- Appendix D: California Bills by Code Section -- Scores Standardized 0-1 -- Welfare and institutions -- Business and professions -- Health and safety -- Appendix E: Split Salience Models (Chapter 6) -- Appendix F: Interview Protocol (Chapter 3) -- Appendix G: Bills Considered -- Notes -- Chapter 1. Introduction: The Political Story of Policy Precision -- Chapter 2. The Puzzle of Statute Specificity -- Chapter 3. Perspectives of Policy-Making Elites -- Chapter 4. Policy Specificity in a High-Salience Context: Mental Health Parity
  • Chapter 5. Policy Specificity in a Low-Salience Context: Individual Development Accounts -- Chapter 6. Fragmentation and Policy Specificity in California Legislation -- Conclusion -- References -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (243 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781438449241
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3408832
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3408832
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10830494
  • (OCoLC)870646813

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